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  1. Gas exchange

    Gas exchange is a biological process through which different gases are transferred in opposite directions across a specialised respiratory surface. Gases are constantly required and produced as a by-product of cellular and metabolic reactions so an efficient system for their exchange is extremely important. It is linked with respiration in animals, and both respiration and photosynthesis in plants. In respiration, oxygen is required to enter cells whilst waste carbon dioxide must be removed – the opposite is true for photosynthesis, where CO2 enters plants and O2 is released. The exchange of gases essentially occurs as a result of diffusion down a concentration gradient – gas molecules moving from an area of high concentration → low concentration.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gas exchange in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gas exchange in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Varun Puri:

    The lungs in the body are performing a function, they are providing oxygen to the body and they are removing carbon dioxide, they are performing gas exchange, thus there is some degree of stress on the lungs, when they are in the box or on the circuit, there is really no function they are expected to perform.

  2. Mark Ostrowski:

    So hospitals, their business is to save lives ; meat and poultry is to produce goods and services ; pipelines are to create gas exchange or oil exchange, those certain industries also may be targeted because maybe they're behind in their [ software ] patching, maybe their cyber program is not quite what it needs to be.

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